Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1960. Master of Arts, St. Bonaventure University, 1972.
Editor & public Allegany Mountain Press, Olean, New York, since 1974. Instructor, poetry University Pittsburgh, Bradford, Pennsylvania, since 1985.
(Slim chapbook of poems, staple-binding. A Black Rose book...)
Member of Niagara Erie Writers (county coordinator 1978-1985).
Married Ford Francis Ruggieri, March 9, 1963. Children: Maria T., Ford M., Andrea G.